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June 1951

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AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1951;65(6):787. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1951.02320060130015

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Abstract

CHARLES C. BURLINGAME, M.D.  In their annual report, the board of directors of the Institute of Living noted that Dr. Charles C. Burlingame, psychiatrist in chief of the Institute from 1931 until his death, in England, last July, had found the Institute beset by many difficulties. "Nothing daunted him in facing the ever-changing progress of scientific treatment of the mentally ill." He transformed the hospital into the progressive institution of today, inaugurating a widely copied educational therapy program and thus "evidencing his faith that a mental hospital should not be aimed at furnishing a withdrawal from the world but should be dedicated to the re-education of its patients so that they might return to performing useful services to society according to their individual capacities."

ANNUAL MEETING OF AMERICAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION  The Seventy-Sixth Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association will be held at the Hotel Claridge, Atlantic City, N. J.,

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